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DWC - PREMIUM BUSINESS PARK

DWC further cements Dubai’s leading position as a logistics and trade hub. It takes advantage of Jebel Ali Port (the largest container port between Singapore and Rotterdam) and seamlessly connects it to Al Maktoum International Airport through the dedicated Dubai Logistics Corridor. This forms a single custom-bonded zone, reducing time on the ground and accelerating the flow of sea-to-air/ air-to-sea cargo. With direct access to the major trans-emirate road networks, DWC is a true multimodal logistics platform providing unprecedented levels of connectivity, speed and efficiency. Leading logistics businesses such as Aramex, Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina are taking advantage of DWC’s dedicated Logistics District to grow their businesses within the region and beyond.

All businesses operating in the DWC Free Zone must have a physical presence in the Free Zone. There are two registration options: registration as a Branch of an existing entity, or incorporation of a new DWC limited liability company.

To establish a DWC-LLC, the following must be submitted to the Free Zone Administration Department:

  • Registration & Licensing Application (Dubai World Central LLC)
  • Clear and valid passport copies (preferably in color) of any individual listed as a Shareholder, Director or Company Secretary in the application form
  • A certified copy (true copy) of the certificate of incorporation, valid certificate of good standing or valid trade license of any Shareholder that is a corporate entity
  • A notarized Power of Attorney or signed Board Resolution (if the Shareholder is a corporate entity) will be required from each Shareholder
  • 2 copies of the Memorandum of Association and the Articles of Association
  • The applicable fee

The categories of licenses available within Logistics District are:

  • Logistics License – allows the holder to carry out specified logistics services
  • Industrial License – allows the holder to carry out specified light manufacturing activities
  • General Trading License – allows the holder to import, export and store items specified in the License, and sell these products only in the UAE market through a local distributor
  • Service License – allows the holder to carry out services specified in the License within the DWC Free Zone and elsewhere in the UAE
  • Education License – allows the holder to carry out educational and social services, educational and training, and educational consultancy services

The categories of license available within Aviation District are:

  • Industrial License – allows the holder to carry out specified light manufacturing activities
  • General Trading License – allows the holder to import, export and store items specified in the License, and sell these products only in the UAE market through a local distributor
  • Service License – allows the holder to carry out services specified in the License within the DWC Free Zone and elsewhere in the UAE
  • Education License – allows the holder to carry out educational and social services, educational and training, and educational consultancy services